ds and dpc or ds or dpc?

IppotamusIppotamus Posts: 1,446
edited December 1969 in New Users

I still have my newb moments.
This will be one of them.
I know how to install.
I know how to customize.
But heck if I know what to install sometimes.

I use DAZ Studio 4.5 for PC exclusively so do I need to install the dpc and the ds?
Sometimes they appear to be the same size. So I figure I only need the ds.
But sometimes they aren't the same size, and I think 'Oh, I need both'.

So let's clear it up once and for all.
What should I be installing?


  • NeilV_1NeilV_1 Posts: 442
    edited December 1969

    If the files are around the same size you only need to install the DS one as it will have all the needed files if the DS one is a lot smaller you will need to install both as the DS one only has the DS specific files

    Does this Help.

  • Richard HaseltineRichard Haseltine Posts: 43,356
    edited December 1969

    The exception to the file-size comparison rule of thumb would be Platinum Club items up to a year or so ago - they kept putting the textures in with the DAZ Studio material files, even though you needed the Poser figure/prop files to use them. That applies to clothign sets and prop sets, but not to texture expansions where the size comparison will given a reliable indicator.

  • SimonJMSimonJM Posts: 4,787
    edited December 1969

    And , trying not to flog that poor expired nag any further ..., to get file sizes you need to download them all.

  • Richard HaseltineRichard Haseltine Posts: 43,356
    edited December 1969

    True, I think we were both forgetting that issue with the new store :(

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